Friends of Vatnajökull


A volcanic eruption in Vatnajökull National Park
A volcanic eruption started í Grímsvötn in Vatnajökull National Park at around 7 p.m. on the 21. of May. Today, on the 23. of May the eruption in Grímsvötn continues. The intensity of the eruption is less than when it reached its peak yesterday, but it remains steady. The plume reached as high as 20 kilometers yesterday, but is now consistent around 10 km.

Its objective is to raise funds to support research, promotion and education in the national park area and thus contribute to most people can enjoy nature and history of the Vatnajökull National Park.